Lot Details

Fall Postal History 2022

October 26-27, 2022 in New York City

Our Fall 2022 Postal History sale includes the John D. Bowman Collection of Boyd's City Express Post, the William B. Robinson Collection of Wisconsin Postal History, material from the collections of Steven M. Roth and Graham Booth, FRPSL, and much more. 

LOT# : 428
Date: October 26, 2022

Local Stamps

red oval with two strikes of matching straightline "Free" on 1845 folded letter to the "J.G. Bennett, Esq, Editor of  the New York Herald", carried outside the mails from Southbridge, Massachusetts where this letter originated, very fine, fewer than six recorded examples of Boyd's free delivery to the press (a policy Boyd had in place from the beginning), all from the spring of 1845

Starting Price: $100
Hammer Price: $325